N2E has been established by Neil Woodmansey and Neil Fritzsche, who between them have over 65 years experience in Fire and Rescue managing all types of risk.
Both were senior managers involved in modernising training delivery, managing risk, setting up and establishing new teams to meet modern day risks within that environment.
They have extensive experience in training delivery to a diverse range of audiences from staff training, after dinner speaking to formal presentations in the political arena including European politicians.
Both Neil’s have vast experience in operational incidents Nationally and Internationally, building and motivating teams, Risk management and Fire Safety Management.
Through their careers both men have been deployed to major disasters abroad including earthquakes and floods to coordinate and carry out search and rescue.
Neil Woodmansey MBE. M.I.Fire .E
An energetic and committed manager with over 29 years experience within the fire service. His career has involved Operational Incidents, Training, Fire Safety and management, giving Neil a wide range of expertise in these disciplines.
Throughout his career every job and challenge has been undertaken with enthusiasm, passion, professionalism and a dedication to achieve the highest standards. This attitude has resulted in Neil being awarded the MBE for his services to International Search and Rescue, also a commendation from the Prime Minister for outstanding contribution to the community during the floods of 2007.
Neil Fritzsche QFSM. MBA. M.I.Fire.E
Neil has and extensive portfolio of experience with the last 37 years being in the Fire and Rescue service. Neil served the last ten years of his career as a strategic manager within the Fire and Rescue service, creating and implementing strategies to ensure that the service meets the needs of a changing public environment. Neil served as Risk Manager and more latterly as Response Manager overseeing the services Fire Safety Management, Health and Safety, Business Continuity and Risk Management Departments. He has been instrumental in setting up teams and running projects successfully.
Neil is committed and enthusiastic at everything he does, which resulted in him being awarded the Queens Fire Service Medal in 2012 for dedication to the UK fire Service and formation of the UK International Search and Rescue Team. In the same year Neil was nominated and won the first BBC 999 Awards a lifetime achievement and special commendation award for his work with the UK International Search and Rescue team of which he was one of the UK’s team leader.